08 Apr
Senior PEN Test Specialist
Texas, Dallas / fort worth , 75201 Dallas / fort worth USA

Piper Companies has been retained to identify an exceptional talent for a high-visibility role as a Senior PEN Test Specialist to join a full life-cycle information security service provider. This candidate will have proven experience coordinating and executing pen-testing activities in a large complex environment. The position resides in the company's Professional Services Organization and reports directly to the Director of Technical Proactive Services. Responsibilities of the Senior PEN Test Specialist include:

  • Execute application and network penetration testing that will vary in level of complexity from simple to moderately complex.
  • Develop detailed work plans, schedules, resource plans for recurring penetration testing.
  • Establish and report on metrics to gauge penetration testing effectiveness, progress and key risk areas identified through internal and external audits.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to management and associate ethical hacker during penetration testing in the implementation of appropriate data security procedures and products.
  • Identify and determine causes of security violations and recommend corrective actions to ensure data security.
  • Identify risks and escalates potential project issues to management as required.
  • Implement changes to procedures and systems to enhance data systems security.
Qualifications of Senior PEN Test Specialist include:
  • 3-5 years of experience in Cybersecurity with at least 2 years directly focused on penetration testing
  • One or more of the following certifications preferred: GWAPT, GPEN, CEH, CISM, CISA, CIA, or other professional certifications in related areas.
  • Ability to speak to the MITRE ATT&CK Framework as part of test reports
  • Experience across tools and tech such as Nessus, Nmap, Cobalt Strike, Burp Suite, Metasploit, Raspberry Pi, Rubber Duckies, Raspberry Pi Zeros, etc.
  • Intermediate knowledge of internal and external audit scopes to provide response to meet client expectations
  • Effective communication, including verbal, report writing, and presentation skills
  • Exceptional time management, planning, and execution skills
  • College Degree in computer science, engineering, information science, or a related technical discipline preferred
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
Compensation for the Senior PEN Test Specialist include:
  • Competitive salary
  • PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, and Training Benefits
  • Flexible work schedule
  • This role can be remote


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